The Russell Martin Kerr Manuscript Collection
|Creator:||Kerr, Russell Martin|
|Dates:||1941-1942, 1949, 1955|
|Extent:||1 box (0.4 linear feet)|
|Repository:||Princeton Theological Seminary Libraries. Special Collections.|
|1916 July 12||Born, Kings Mountain, North Carolina|
|1938||Graduated, Davidson College|
|1938-1939||Teacher, Old Town High School, Winston-Salem|
|1939-1941||Student, Bachelor of Divinity, Erskine Theological Seminary|
|1941-1942||Student, Bachelor of Theology, Princeton Theological Seminary|
|1942 July 3||Ordained, Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church|
|1942-1945||Assistant pastor, First Church, Statesville|
|1946-1952||Pastor, Bethel Church, Winnsboro, South Carolina|
|1952 July 15||Ordained, Presbyterian Church in the United States of America|
|1952-1982||Pastor, Philadelphia Presbyterian Church in the United States, Charlotte, North Carolina|
|1998||Awarded Alumni Service Award, Davidson College|
Russell Martin Kerr (born 1916) was educated at Davidson College (B.A., 1938), Erskine Theological Seminary (B.D., 1941), and Princeton Theological Seminary (Th.B., 1942). He has served as pastor of various Presbyterian churches, both Associate Reformed Presbyterian and the Presbyterian Church in the United States, for many years. He has written the history of the ancient Philadelphia Presbyterian Church, Charlotte, North Carolina where he served his last and longest pastorate.
Scope and Content
This collection consists of course notes taken by Russell Kerr at Princeton Theological Seminary from 1941 to 1942, and notes from summer continuing education courses at the Princeton Institute of Theology in 1949 and 1955.
Kerr, Russell Martin--Archives.
Princeton Theological Seminary--Alumni and alumnae--Archives.
Princeton Theological Seminary. Library. Manuscript collections.
Russell Kerr donated these papers to the Seminary Libraries in June of 1997. The collection was organized and the original finding aid was written in July of 1997, by Raymond D. Cannata, under the direction of William O. Harris, Archivist. The finding aid was edited by Sarah Seraphin and Daved Anthony Schmidt in May of 2009.
There are no special restrictions to the access of this collection. It may be examined by library patrons under the normal rules and conditions of Special Collections.
Use of Materials
The following is the acceptable citation for publication: The Russell Martin Kerr Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.
|Box 1: Princeton Seminary Course Notes, 1941-1942|
|-||Professor Roberts, "Senior Homiletics."|
|-||Professor Piper, "Apostolic History."|
|-||Professor Kuizenga, "Theology - Church and Salvation."|
|-||Professor Kuizenga, "Apologetics."|
|-||Professor Homringhausen, "Christian Education - The Church and Youth."|
|-||Professor Mackay, "Ecumenics."|
|-||Professor Hromadka, "Theology - Devotional Classics."|
|-||Professor Hromadka, "Ethics."|
|-||Professor Hromadka, "Theology - Crisis."|
|-||Professor F.W. Loetscher, "Calvin=s Institutes."|
|-||Professor Bonnell, "Cure of the Soul."|
|-||Professor Blackwood, "The Bible - Book by Book."|
|-||Professor Blackwood, "Homiletics - Expository Preaching."|
|-||Professor Metzger, "New Testament Introduction."|
|Notes from the Princeton Institute of Theology [summer continuing education courses] (1949, 1955)|
|-||Professor Stewart, "Preaching the Gospel". 1949|
|-||Professor Cailliet, "Ministry and His Power". 1949|
|-||Professors Macleod and Metzger. 1955|
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